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-old martin richard, a little boy who loved baseball, was at the finish line to cheer on the runners with his family. 29-year-old krystle campbell and a chinese exchange student whose family asked her name to remain private. they're the focus. as well as the investigation on who killed them. and for that, abc's brian ross joins us. brian, what do they know? >> good evening, terry. right now, this is an investigation with great urgency because whoever did it is still at large and it's not known whether more attacks are planned. today there was a great breakthrough. according to the fbi, they have recovered the partial mangled remains of one of the bombs that did not fully explode. it turns out it's made out of common kitchen items, a pressure cooker. this exact model that we bought for $140 tonight about a half mile from here. but at a bomb it was palled with wires, electronic circuit board, tiny ball bearings and nails. all designed to maim and kill and get maximum damage to its victims. this is what remains of the pressure cooker turned into a moment made bomb. seen in this fbi crime lab pho
, several losing their limbs. three people were killed including 8-year-old martin richard. his sister lost her leg. his mother suffered a brain injury. they're both recovering in the hospital. president obama calling these attacks an act of evil. >> if you want to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, not afraid. >> and president obama will be in boston thursday. they're having an enter faith service for -- interfaith service for the victims. our bruce leshan has been in boston and has the latest from there right now. >> reporter: we are just outside one of the law enforcement staging areas on the boston common. and the authorities are pledging to go to the ends of the earth to catch the killer or killers. but the fbi is also pleading for help closer to home. this special agent in charge says these killer or killers are somebody's neighbor, somebody's friend, somebody knows them. the person who did this is someone's friend, neighbor, coworker or relative. we're asking anyone who may have heard someone speak about the marathon or t
the boston marathon's cheerful crowd were forever silenced, including 8-year-old richard martin and 29-year-old krystle campbell. >> be very careful of secondary devices. we have very serious injuries. >> reporter: we now know more than 170 others from ages 2 to 71 are recovering from the physical wounds of these horrifying blasts. >> severe trauma in their lower extremity that was beyond salvation so i would consider them almost automatic amputees. we just completed what the bob had already done. >> the bombs we now know were loaded with shrapnel for the maximum destruction. >> there is no question some of these devices, objects were implanted in the device for the purposes of being exploded forward when the bomb went off. these are small. they are about 2 to 3 millimeters in diameter. and we have also removed over a dozen small carpenter type nails from one patient. >> reporter: the world is struggling to cope with the emotional aftermath. >> an extremely sad day for all of us but even more so for the patients and relatives. i had the pleasure of interacting with many of the relatives and
. the first, 8-year-old martin richard. martin was in the third grade. his mother and sister were seriously wounded. this photo of him is breaking hearts across the country. martin holding up a sign that says "no more hurting people, peace." the other identified victim is 29-year-old krystle campbell. her father says the family is shocked and devastated. officials think the bombs consisted of explosives and shrapnel packed in pressure cookers. hidden inside black duffel bags. president obama will travel to boston on thursday to speak at an interfaith service. today, he vowed to find those responsible and labeled the bombings an act of terrorism. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act. and given what we now know about what took place, the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. it will take time to follow every lead and determine what happened. but we will find out. we will find whoever harmed our citizens and we will bring them to justice. >> today we also are getting new video of the actual explosions. in
-year-old martin richard of dorchester, massachusetts. and late today another of those killed was identified. 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford. we've also learned more about the two bombs planted near the finish line. they were filled with nails and ball bearings designed to maim as many people as possible at an event that drew runners and spectators from all over the world. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the f.b.i. is investigating it as an act of terrorism. >> pelley: terrorism on patriots' day. a massachusetts holiday that celebrates the opening shots of the american revolution known to many in boston each year as marathon day. and we have just received word that the third person killed was a graduate student at boston university, the president of the university posted an announcement a short time ago, but he did not identify the student. there were reports yesterday that one or more unexploded bombs were disarmed. but it turns out there were only two bombs. both of them exploded. homeland security correspondent bob orr is in w
richard. >> 8-year-old martin richard is among those killed. >> 29-year-old krystle camp pel of massachusetts. >> the fbi intelligence agencies are involved in an intensive search for evidence. two and only two explosive devices were found. >> they were crudely made. they appear to have been assembled inside a pressure cooker. >> a common type of explosive. >> a low powered explosive. >> it was really, really loud and chaos. >> pandemonium, everybody started running and screaming. >> you could run in any direction. >> the past 24 hours, this city of boston has shown its strength and determination. >> we know our neighbors, grieve for them. we know the heroes, also. boston will overcome. >> reporter: tonight, here in boston, we are learning much more about the investigation of yesterday's explosions on boylston street. the bombs were pressure cookers containing shrapnel hidden in backpacks or nylon bags detonated by timers. fragments of nylon were found at the bomb sites from the bags that held the explosives. investigators found pieces of what they believe to be b.b.s and ver
but was never too tired to share her love or her smile. she was just 29 years old. martin richard was just 8 years old, his mother and 6-year-old sister recovering from surgery tonight. the sign he's holding in that photo for the second grade peace march reads, no more hurting people. we'll talk more about martin richard tonight, three lives lost, dozens more forever changed. we honor them and also this strong city. for all that has happened here, you should know this is not a city under siege. this is not a city of fear. yes, people may be holding their kids a little tighter, keeping their eyes open a little wider, but this is a city where today life and love and liberty continue. people went jogging today, they walked their dogs, brought their children to the playground and to school. boston has been battered, but it is by no means broken, not now, not ever. we've learned from 9/11 and perhaps what we've learned most is that in the face of horror and in the face of hate, we must all stand tall and stand proud and stand together. and never let anyone with a bomb in a backpack stop us from m
the home of the youngest victim. tonight, there is a vigil for 8-year-old martin richard. the boy's neighbors are stunned. >> to know that that little boy will never come home again, is -- is -- it kept me up at night and will probably keep me up this morning. >> reporter: the pakistani taliban, which claimed responsibility for the 2010 attempt in times square has denied any role in the boss marathon attack. so far, there are no suspects. investigators are combing the veins surveillance tapes and pictures from yesterday. >>> tonight, the city of boss is just beginning to come to grips with the bombing. investigators want to know who could have done it, and why. steve handelsman has reaction from the white house, and adam tuss on the police presence here in washington, we begin with shomari. >> reporter: good evening, as you walk down the street you see the uniformed officers walking around, looking for anything suspicious. let me move out of the way. we are approximately 75 yards from the finish line near where the two explosions went off. and many people have sad looks on their f
-old martin richards. brahm called the bombings a cowardly act of terrorism. >> if you want to know who i -- who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> reporter: surveillance cameras like this one nearby the crime scene are proving crucial to investigators. they are using them, combined with cell phone footage and any photos they can find, in the hopes of catching the suspect. >> there you go, ma'am. >> reporter: runners returned to the scene today, to pick up belongings they left behind and their marathon medals. leah valgardson said despite the attack, she'll keep running. >> people aren't going to stop running. in fact, they'll probably run more. >> reporter: mourners are laying wreaths at the site. >> reporter: as for the second victim, 29-year-old crystal campbell, cbs news has learned she was here in boston. she was with a friend and they were hoping to capture an image of another friend, as they were crossing the finish line. police say all of the tips, all of the images, they're all being sifted through right now. they
, including 8-year-old martin richard. >>> and the dozens of people undergoing repeated surgeries today. >> i think the most important thing to consider right now is that all the patients are first alive. and second, are in rather stable condition. they're quite sick, some of them. and admitted to the intensive care unit. but overall we're very pleased with the results. >> as flags at the white house are lowered to half-staff, president obama praises those who rush to aid the injured. >> you want to know who we are? what america is? we respond to evil. that's it. selflessly, compassionately. unafraid. >> good day, i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. the fbi and intelligence agencies are involved in an intensive search for evidence and we have new details, breaking news about the explosives used in the boston bombings, joining me now, nbc news justin correspondent pete williams and michael leiter. pete, ha have you learn about the bombs themselves? >> well, what we're told by authorities, andrea, is that they're crudely made. they appear to have been assembled inside a pressure cooker. it
and how we know it. >>> later, the first responder who tried to keep martin richard's family alive. martin richard's sister, badly wounded, part of her leg was missing. he ran, he was off duty, this is matt patterson, a firefighter and paramedic, he was having a drink with his girlfriend when the blast went off. he ran, he saw the little girl, and he saved her life. >> i don't know if it was just tunnel vision or fate or whatever it was, but i just looked and focused and i just saw this one child in the middle of the street, just sitting there with this dazed, shocked look. [ tires screech ] [ beeping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] we don't just certify our pre-owned vehicles. we inspect, analyze and recondition each one, until it's nothing short of a genuine certified pre-owned... mercedes-benz for the next new owner. ♪ hurry in to your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for 1.99% financing during our certified pre-owned sales event through april 30th. pre-owned sales event at od, whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in with premium service like one of the best on-time delivery
is honest, they'll say i killed an 8-year-old boy. his name was martin richard. that's what did i during the war. >> we have a picture from the ap that was released by martin richard's father who released a statement. we've seen him now at an ice hockey game, we've seen him in his communion suit. the heart breaking loss of this child with his mother and sister grievously wounded. what that family is suffering symbolizing what the city suffers. as you point out, resilient, yes. combative and tough. but also hearts are broken. >> they are -- they are an exemplary family. they're a classic boston family and they're very involved in their community and very loved in their community. and you know, last night people gathered at a restaurant in dorchester to remember martin and to celebrate the richard family. they're class all the way. >> the terrorist or terrorists knew what they were doing. because as other guests have described, from usa today, people pour out after going to fenway on patriots day and go to the finish line. they go to the restaurants and the bars to cheer on the runners and
-year-old martin richard. and 29-year-old krystle campbell. >> i couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. >> reporter: her mother said that her death was just a waste. late today we learned that the third victim was a graduate student at boston university. we do not have a name there. and of course scores of other people were injured in this attack. the current total stands at 176. diane, to give you a sense of how boston is coming together in the wake of these attacks, late today, the red cross announced that it is now turning away blood donors. they say they are simply at capacity. >> all right, thank you, dan. and thinking of everyone in boston today, president obama had a message for the bombers and the world. listen. >> the american people refuse to be terrorized. because what the world saw yesterday in the aftermath of the explosions were stories of heroism and kindness and generosity and love. so if you want to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> and we have more new images f
. they have been identified at 8- year-old martin richards, 28- year-old crystal campbell. and we just learned the third person was a grad student at boston university. the chinese consulate in new york has confirmed the woman was a chinese citizen but is not releasing her name. >>> we have continuing coverage tonight. ktvu crews have spent the day looking into the bay area's readiness for an act of terror. as well as looking into new clues that the fbi is uncovering in boston. we begin with john sasaki where he just spoke to the father of an 11-year-old hurt. >> reporter: i'm out here where they're having a fundraiser for the hern family. i spoke to his father and he tells me how 11-year-old aaron hern is doing after the injuries. he was waiting near the finish line with his father and sister when the bomb went off and he suffered a bomb injury. aaron is a sixth grader at martinez junior high school where flags are flying at half staff. the students and staff are doing what they can to help a family. in one class they're raising donations putting them in a jar. the entire family is well know
and eight-year-old martin richard of boston. the third victim was a boston university student from china. his family has asked his name not be released. >> all were remembered during a vigil on boston common. earlier in the evening, thousands gathered for a vigil honoring martin richard. tonight 70 suks of the injure >> tonight 76 of the injured are in hospital and some with serious injuries. >> among the injured is 11-year-old aaron hern of ma -- of martinez. the community came together in force to support him and his family. abc news reporter john alston is live at a restaurant where thousands of dollars were raised. john? >> carolyn, the hern family was supposed to return to martinez today after their trip to boston. because of what happened people i'm went to the cafe to make what happened a little easier. they ate pasta and salad at $5 a plate, but donated much more. it was put together by rocks on main whose grandchildren go to school with the injured child. >> it was senseless to go on facebook every day about the clam chowder when this hit so close to home. >> reporter: aaron her
lives lost in all of this, 8-year-old martin richard, the chinese exchange student, lingzi lu, and krystle campbell, and the officer sean collier shotdown. >> so many questions. motive? was there anybody that may have helped them? why did they shoot that police officer? all these questions still remain. the oldest brother, tamerlan tsarnaev in-laws and wife are asking the public to please respect their privacy at this time. and as we know, tamerlan was the bombing suspect killed in a shoot-out with police. a statement issued outside the family's north king's town rhode island home rings, quote, our daughter has lost her husband today, the father of her child. we cannot begin to comprehend how this horrible tragedy occurred. in the aftermath of the horror, we know that we never really knew tamerlan tsarnaev. our hearts are sickened by the knowledge of the horror he inflicted. please respect our family's privacy at this difficult time. >> we are starting to get a clearer picture of who the suspects were and what they were doing before they began the reign of terror. >> the city
named as martin richard, he was there watching his father run. he arrived at the finish line to welcome his dad when the explosion took place. 450 people came from maryland. sherrie johnson is life at bwi with the local runners returning home, some made it home last night. you say, for other runners, we are an hour and a half away from the rival. >> reporter: all is calm. this could be a busy day. we talked with the airlines and the first flights coming from boston, 7:00 a.m., a numb of local runners expected to come home today and in to tomorrow. we caught up with keith wilson, he was following his girlfriend jennifer's progress on line, this was her fourth boston marathon. he had not heard anything about the explosions until she called him. she anybodied a half hour before the blast. she went back to he hotel room near the finish line and is doing okay and flown here to baltimore. >> she was frantic and didn't know what to do. she had more questions than i had of her at the time. scared to think what could happen. >> reporter: he says his girlfriend plans to run in the future. she is
love for martin. >> reporter: show of support for 8-year-old boy, martin richard, who died watching his dad run the boston marathon. his mother and sister are still recovering in local hospitals. the boy's death shakening this community to its core. >> makes you sick and angry at the same time. you know? >> reporter: not far away, hundreds gathered on boston commons, trying to make sense of the senseless together. prayed for healing and honoring the memories of the victims, among them krystal campbell, whose mother spoke about her in front of their home. >> she was all smiles. >> reporter: continued processing the 12-block crime scene, what one official called the most complex boston police have ever seen, fbi showing the first pictures of the devices used in monday's attack. pressure cookers packd with ball bearings, nails. urging the public to come forward with pictures, videos and tips. >> we're asking that anyone come forward who heard anyone speak about the marathon or april 15th in any way that he or she may target the event to call us. someone knows who did this. >> reporter: the
boston globe" as 8-year-old martin richard of dorchester, massachusetts. 144 people were wounded, 17 critical in the two bomb blasts. they were just 12 seconds apart. police are going to beef up security around the city today. so far there has been no claim of responsibility. right now authorities have no motive, no suspects, they say. the fbi is taking the lead in the investigation. they're calling it a level 1 mobilization. in other words, it really is all hands on deck this morning. joining us now to talk about this is julia cayan. she is a cnn contributor, a "boston globe" contributor. she has a rich history in counter terrorism. give me a sense of what's going on right now? >> right now, the fbi is the lead. they're getting all of the information together with the public information. all the cameras are going to disclose who might have been there. they're running it through domestic intelligence as well as international. we have no idea does this have a foreign threat and foreign terrorist organization ties or is it domestic and home grown? we're not going to know that until mor
. hundreds of people packed into boston commons to honor 8-year-old martin richards, 29-year-old kristen campbell and a boston university student a chinese national and her family asked that no other information be released. >> another individual in dorchester, massachusetts. people are holding banners asking for peace. >> they see the candles and the american flag and it was peaceful but it was also a reminder of how united we are as a neighborhood. >> all around the country not just runners but americans standing united with boston. runners going for a jog to honor the victims. >> we will also learn much more about the three victims. we have a closer look at each person there who lost lives and how their family and friends are remembering them. good morning, molly. >> good morning patti ann and heather. a difficult day for the city of boston. the loss of the three lives all of them had a connection here a 8-year-old boy his name martin richard. he was at the finish line with his mom, dad and his little sister when the bomb blasted. his life was taken his mother and sister remain very b
. his name is martin richards. "the boston globe" is reporting that late last night community members gathered at a local restaurant there in dorchester to remember him. his mother and his sister were severely injured. that is what the paper is reporting. they're saying the father's name is bill, that he is a community leader there, that the entire community has come to rally around them to support them. i want to read you a quote, john, from the paper. this comes from one of the other leaders in the community talking about the boy and that family, the richard family saying, quote, they are beloved by this family. it is surreal. it is tragic. and it is tragic beyond words. john? >> you know, it certainly is, poppy harlow. dorchester is a close knit community. poppy harlow at brigham & women's hospital. we'll talk to you in a bit. >>> as we mentioned, the fbi is in charge of this investigation right now, and the agency has its marching orders. president obama promising the nation we will get to the bottom of this. susan candiotti this morning on the first steps that are underway in thi
of the family for martin richard. one of the many ways the community of boston is coming together to pay respects to the victims. an outpouring of raw emotion from a community struck by grief. friends and family of 8-year-old martin richard gathered in a park near his home to remember him and pray for his family. his 6-year-old sister lost his leg. his mother has a serious brain injury. on tuesday, friends and relatives dropped off flowers in the family's house in the dorchester area of boston. martin's picture celebrating his first communion, another with the sign that reads no more hurting people, now emblazoned in the minds of millions. one of the first responders, dr. kim mills tried to revive him. >> what she told me is she handed it off to the emts. she pronounced him and said he's dead. somebody said we need to start cpr. >> reporter: now he says his wife is grappling with the reality of seeing these pictures of martin. >> you could see she got quiet, the emotion coming back. >> reporter: the second fatality is krystle campbell, a 29-year-old from medford, massachusetts, a suburb
of a family devastated by yesterday's bombing. an 8-year-old martin richard died in the blast. his 6-year-old sister lost a leg. their mother suffered a brain injury. neighbors describe the family as being very active in the community, boston's dorchester neighborhood. >> they're an all american family. three kids, mother, father, used to play outside of the r.all of the time. the kids outside, having a good time. this is just a tragedy. >> someone etched the word peace in chalk on the sidewalk. bill richards thanking family and friends and strangers and asked people to pray for his family. >> right after the blast jammed phone lines prevented people at that site from reaching relatives. >> one man badly injured did get a hold of his mom. she told the story today on good morning america. >> my son called me at 3:00 on my cell phone saying i'm hurt bad and he couldn't save his brother or girlfriend. and he was rushed to the hospital. and we couldn't find my other son for a long time, after. >> paul norton both survived but each lost a leg below the knee. paul's girlfriend suffered burns an
has not released her name. martin richard was the first confirmed fatality and krys tchtkrystle campbell was also killed. >> you couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this is happening. she's such a hard worker in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> nbc's chris jansing joins us now live from boston. chris, what an emotional time for the city of boston. >> without a doubt. this is a city that is grieving. it's also a city that's coming together. and we saw it in a very big way and in a heart warming way last night in dorchester which is the home of 8-year-old martin richard. a big crowd came out to show support for the family. it is hard to even imagine what they are going through not only losing an 8-year-old but the mother who had to undergo brain surgery. she had a very serious injury whether the entire family was near the finish line of the boston marathon. and their little girl, just 6 years old, first grader, who lost her leg. but last night we saw people lighting candles. they were laying flowers, stuffed animals and a lot of peace signs. one
-knit neighborhood of dorchester for one of their own, a beautiful gap-toothed 8-year-old boy named martin richard, killed at the finish line of the marathon just after getting some ice cream. there is so much love here. >> we're here for support and love. that's what we do. >> reporter: they are dorchester strong, and they came out for martin and for his family who are suffering so much. here a family facebook photo, his mother denise recovering now from severe head injuries, his 6-year-old sister jane who lost a leg, his brother henry and his father bill. what does this do for you to be here? >> if it happened to my family, i know they'd be here for me. >> respect. it's terrible, it's awful, especially for the mother and the daughter. it's awful. >> reporter: neighbors dropped off flowers at the martin home. the clock in the center of town was stopped at the moment he was killed, and at a park where he used to play, children scrawled "pray for martin." >> when they announced it, i was like is it this martin, and then when i saw the last name i was like, yeah, and i thought it was very sad. >> re
while watching the race. we hear from friends and family of martin richard near his home in dorchester, marmassachusetts. >> the ravens open up about the draft.g nfl >> final temperatures and a >> final temperatures and a chance for tim -- you're mulch-flipping again, aren't you? hey scott -- yeah, it fades after awhile, so... it fades because it's inferior mulch, man. look...nature scapes is scotts best mulch -- they guarantee it to hold its color for a full year. wow. i figured you just did your mulch flipping at night. scoooott, movie's starting. oh, there are better ways to spend an evening, lad... coming honey! hey -- what movie? [ door closes ] get scotts nature scapes mulch. it's guaranteed. >> as survivors recalled the terror of yesterday's bombings, the country's morning the three people who did not survive. >> one of them, and 8-year-old boy. martin richard was there to watch his father across them finish line -- across the finish line and he did that before the bombs went off. his mother and sister were there. tightly knit boston never heard were everyone knows everyone and
mentioned, one of those who died is 8-year-old martin richard. a vigil will be held for this child tonight. the boy had just congratulated his dad who finished the marathon before returning to the stands moments before that blast. his mother was severely wounded. his 6-year-old sister lost her leg. his father released a statement only moments ago. in part it says my dear son martin has died from injuries sustained in the attack on boston. my wife and daughter are both receiving, recovering from serious injuries. we thank our family and friend, those we know and those we've never met for their thoughts and prayers. i ask that you continue to pray for my family as we remember martin. more than 100 people remain in area hospitals. 17 are in critical condition. several people required amputations and doctors say more are likely. nbc news justice correspondent pete williams is standing by. i am just reading information that you put in regarding the components of this bomb and what authorities believe was used to make the explosives. what can you tell me? >> they say they were crudely made. that
-old, one of three people killed in the explosions. martin richard attended the marathon to watch his dad run, right, when his mom and 6-year-old sister were also seriously hurt in the blast. his sister lost the leg. the more had surgery for a brain injury. >> one witness says he think his saw that boy after the explosion. >> when you're in such shock you don't know really what you're seeing. and i thought i saw a child laying to the left and my wife didn't see that as she later told me. i thought perhaps it was clothing or perhaps someone's limb because there was a man there missing a limb. but it -- it was surreal. it was -- whoever did it was just embodiment of evil, unbelievable. >> reporter: the bombs were on the ground rather than being -- >> there's no question the bombs were in knapsacks or something on the ground because the woman whose clothing were melting into her skin, it was on her legs, the man lost a leg, if that was the child, the child was small, we would have been hit 50 feet away across the street if the bombs were higher. the bomb to the right, 75 yards away, nobody r
lost limbs. three people were killed, including 8-year-old martin richards. president obama called the bombings a cowardly act. >> if you want to know who we are, who mark is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> reporter: surveillance cameras like this one nearby the crime scene are proving crucial to investigators. they are using them, combined with any photos they can find nhopes of-- in hopes of catching the suspect. >> reporter: runners took to the scene to pick up their belongings and medals. leah says, despite the attack, she's going to keep competing. >> people aren't going to stop running. in fact, they'll probably be running even more. >> reporter: the area will be closed off, at least until thursday. >> reporter: despite the countless tips they have received, authorities are still telling us, they have no clear suspect. earlier, they had been talking to a saudi man. they each executed a search warrant on his home. we're now being told he -- instead of being a suspect, rather, he was a victim himself. he was a spectator who was hurt
8-year-old martin richard. president obama called the bombing a cowardly act of terrorism. >> if you want to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> reporter: surveillance cameras like this one nearby the crime scene are proving crucial to investigators. they are using them, combined with cell phone footage of any photos they can find, in the hopes of catching the suspect. >> reporter: runners returned to the scene today to pick up belongings they left behind and their marathon medals. leah valgardson said despite the attack, she'll keep competing. >> people aren't going to stop. in fact, they'll be probably running even more. >> reporter: the area will be closed off at least until thursday. >> now, the white house is still not commenting on whether they believe this attack was carried out by a domestic or a foreign threat. but we can tell you that president barack obama will be here in boston. he's slated to arrive on thursday morning, while he will preside over an inner faith service. reporting live from boston,
. the boy that was lost yesterday, 8-year-old martin richard, there he is. has become the face of the tragedy. of course, he died as i said yesterday. his sister and mother, by the way, are also seriously wounded right now and are right now in a hospital. today we learned the identify of another fatality, 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford, mass. she was with her best friend watching the friend's boyfriend cross the finish line at the moment she was killed in the blast. her mother broke down speaking to reporters today. >> we are heartbroken at the death of our daughter, krystle marie. she was a wonderful person. she had a heart of fwoeld. she was always smiling. i couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. she was such a hard worker in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> bless you, mrs. campbell. we also got new video from a marathon runner named jennifer treacy who was approaching the finish line when the first bomb went off. there's still so much we don't know. who did this? we don't know that. why? we don't know that. was it
a toda una nacion es la del pequeno martin richard de 8 anos edad quien falleciera en el devastador evento. luis yepez dice haber ayudado al padre de este durante la explosion el papa estaba en showck, acostado con una herida muy seria, estaba preguntando por su hijo pero estaba desubicado basado en lo que estaba pasando. mientras tanto bajo una fuerte seguridad por parte de autoridades esta manana familiares y amigos dejaban flores frente de la residencia de la familia richard . segun se reporto la madre de martin sufrio una lesion en el cerebro, mientras que su hermana perdio una pierna. en un comunicado el padre de martin, bill richard, indicaba lo siguiente: "mi querido hijo ha muerto a causa de heridas adquiridas durante el ataque de boston. mi esposa y mi hija se estan recuperando de lesiones serias. agradecemos a nuestros familiares y amigos y aquellas personas que no conocemos por sus oraciones. asi mismo pedimos paciencia y privacidad en nuestro proceso de recuperacion" hasta el momento no han dado de alta a ningun paciente, lo que si informaron algunos doctores del tufts
-old martin richard, and krystle campbell. >>> president obama will travel to boston on thursday. now we go to chris cuomo live for us in boston. it seems here we are 24 hours more or later and nobody seems to have a real clue who has done this or why. >> reporter: that shouldn't be surprising, piers, these investigations take a very long time to develop, especially starting with being multifactorial, no group claiming responsibility. so much ground to canvas, this is going to be a difficult investigation. i think it's good news that the authorities said in their presser that they're in no rush. very often as we both know, haste makes waste when it comes to an investigation. this is about getting it right. >> that is true. i imagine there'll be some people in boston who will be concerned for their safety. that the perpetrator of this atrocity is still at large. >> that's absolutely true. at least that's what they believe at this time, piers. but what is also true, there's never been as large a military and police presence in this city as there is right now. in the presser, they asked for pa
of this attack. would you look at this picture? look at that picture. that is 8-year-old martin richard who was the youngest to die. a picture with a sign he made for school in a heart breaking photo that can only add to the sorrow of the dead and wounded. we will have his story just ahead. up next, we will ask former bush cabinet member andy card to react to president obama's remarks on the boston of the bombing and his take of the mood of the white house and the responsibilities of those who are now in command in the days and weeks after a terror event. 8% every 10 years. wow. wow. but you can help fight muscle loss with exercise and ensure muscle health. i've got revigor. what's revigor? it's the amino acid metabolite, hmb to help rebuild muscle and strength naturally lost over time. [ female announcer ] ensure muscle health has revigor and protein to help protect, preserve, and promote muscle health. keeps you from getting soft. [ major nutrition ] ensure. nutrition in charge! everybody has different ideas, goals, appetite for risk. you can't say 'one size fits all'. it doesn't. that's
. incrudding information on the 8-year-old victim. there he is. an innocent lost today, martin richard. but first, we turn our eyes to the marathon. as i mentioned, suture a high-profile event. with so many cameras on the scene, we were able to reconstruct it moment by terrifying moment. the attack appears timed for maximum impact. just before 2:50 p.m., this is the viewpoint seen by many of the marathon runners approaching the finish line. the first of the two explosions rocks the sidewalk along the bl air. shrapnel spewing into the crowds. >> we're going to need more ambulances here. we need some more ambulances. [ explosion ] >> reporter: the moment captured from multiple angles. [ explosion ] marathon runner bill rksiffrig s to the ground. moments later, a second explosiegg explosion goes off, less than a block away. >> it was very loud. the ground shook. you could feel it going down through you. >> we need help! >> reporter: as the injured laid on the pavement, plood staining the ground, emergency medical technicians, boston police, and some 400 national guardsmen on hand for the
a lemonade sale for the martin family, richard family. and so it was really a good period of time that brought out the best of boston, while it also showed the worst side of what can happen in a great american city. >> martin richard was killed in the attack. >> yeah. >> mayor, with watching all the various press conferences last night and one comment that stuck in my mind, and i don't know whether it's good or bad, is that officials saying you can return to your lives now. we got the guy. we got the guys. how are we so sure of that? >> well, i'm not sure of that myself. there is going to have to be a real revision of security measures. we're living in a very ugly, very dramatic period of time. a strong anti-american sentiment. neil, to be honest with you, i'm a little disgusted with some of the swooning over these two terrorists by some in the media. i've been on some of these programs where instead of worrying about the values and the tradions and the heritage of americans who many of whom are immigrant, played by the rules, contribute, we're now blaming, what, america for the w
. this is martin richard, the 8-year-old, if you go down here. 8-year-old boy holding a sign in his classroom last year "no more hurting people. peace." something he made last year in may for an event the school was doing. this is 29-year-old krystal campbell, a graduate student from china. if you read through these pieces, martin richard died at the age of 8 and a 10-year-old in critical condition with severe leg injuries and a 9-year-old girl who lost one of her legs. three people died but there are a lot of people whose lives and family lives who have been altered forever. >> why don't we go to mike barnicle before we do more on the investigation and get a sense of where boston is right now. me mike, you've been talking to people literally since this tragedy struck. i know a news conference yesterday with the mayor and a lot of boston's best coming together to put together funds for the families of the injured and the killed and the city is coming together as best it can. >> it is, mika. last evening, there was a memorial service, a neighborhood memorial service in the dorchester section of bos
too tired to share her love, never too tired to share her smile. she was 29 years old. martin richard was just eight years old. his sign says, no more hurting people. dozens of lives changed forever. we honor them tonight and we also honor this strong city. this is not a city under siege. this is not a city of fear tonight. yes, people may be holding their kids a little tighter, keeping their eyes open a little wider, but this is a city where today life and love and liberty continue. people went jogging today. they walked their dogs, they brought their children to the playground and to the schools. boston has been battered, yes, but it is by no means broken. not now, not ever. we have learned from 9/11 and perhaps what we've learned most is that in the face of horror and hate, we must all stand tall, stand proud and stand together and never, ever let anyone with a bomb and a backpack stop us from moving forward. never let anyone with a bomb and a backpack stop us from crossing that finish line. a lot to cover tonight. let's start by quickly updating you on where things stand. >> targe
but was never too tired to share her love and a smile. she was just 29 years old. martin richard was 8 years old. his mother and sister -- the sign says no more hurting people. dozens more lives changed forever. we honor them tonight and we also honor this strong city for all that has happened here, you should know this is not a city under siege, not a city of fear tonight. yes, people are holding their kids a little tighter and keeping their eyes open wider, but today life and love and liberty continued. people went jogging today, they walked their dogs, brought their children to the playground and to the schools. boston has been battered, but it is by no means broken, not now, not ever. we have perhaps what we've learned most is that in the face of horror and in the face of hate, we must all stand tall and stand proud and stand together. and never let anyone with a bomb in a backpack stop us from moving forward. never let anyone with a bomb in a backpack stop us from finishing the race. we do have a lot to cover in the hour ahead. let's get a quick start -- quickly update you on where things s
victims of yesterday's bombings, an 8-year-old, martin richard, he was killed near the finish line, she was watching the marathon with his family. his mother and sister were also injured by the blast. gary, that story just every time you see that little boy's face, it's horrible. >> reporter: yeah, it really is. it's very hard when you're dealing with tragedy like the oklahoma city bombing in 1995, where certainly children were killed, you remember that forever. that happened 189 years ago and i think of that every time i cover a tragedy. this candle light vigil you're talking got erin, this is really impressive. it just started out. you can see all the candles in the background. this was word of mouth, this six hours ago that didn't exist, there's perhaps 1,200 people in this park in dorchester remembering the three people who perished in this tragedy just about 30 hours ago. and we are only a few blocks away from the home of martin richard, a little 8-year-old boy who skied. what's so sad, is that as we speak, his sister is lot in the hospital. his younger sister is a dancer and she l
'll be back to you. a gut-wrenching look at the youngest victim kill in the attack. martin richard seen in a photograph holding a poster reading, no more hurting people, please. according to boston globe, he had just hugged his dad when is the first bomb exploded. mourners left candles and flowers and on this driveway someone wrote the word peace. mother and sister are still in serious condition and the father is in shock. >> i saw him getting get out of the car. i said -- oh, my god, are you okay? >> he didn't even answer me. his friend told me what had happened. i was in shock and horrified. >> shep: that dad released a statement, i quote, we thank our family and friends. those we know and those we have never met for our thoughts and prayers. pray for my family as we remember martin. meantime, we're hearing more from the mother confirmed fatality. crystal campbell. >> our hearts are broken. everybody that knew her loved her. she loved everybody. >> she had a heart of gold. we are learning that mom thought her daughter survived the blast, according to a friend's facebook post the famil
in the dorchester neighborhood for martin richard, just eight years old, killed in the attack. >> at the boy's home, neighbors dropped off flowers and children remember him in a park where he used to play. another victim, 29-year-old krystle campbell is also being remembered at the marathon cheering on her friend's boyfriend. >> i cannot believe this has happened. she did everything... >> the third person killed has been identified as a boston university you graduate student from china. it is not just boston with a heavy heart. at yankee stadium a tribute to the victims "sweet caroline" playing, a fenway park favorite. ♪ sweet caroline authorities are putting together more clues. abc7 news has obtained these photos of a shredded backpack and pressure cooker modified and used as a bomb. >> it appears this device may have been dropped in a backpack inside the trash can or outside the trash. >> this is insufficient evidence to decide if a second explosion was made in the same fashion. police line the streets but residents this boston are pulling together and trying for get back to their lives. >> we
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